Street Department

Functions/Services

General Maintenance of Streets
The Street Department regularly maintains the surface of the streets. Pot holes are patched and cracks sealed, as well as repairing the berm edge of the street.

Report a problem: Anyone who notices an area of the road needing attention may contact the Street Department to report the problem.

Sign Maintenance
The Street Department maintains the traffic signs along City owned streets. Signs damaged by accidents or age are replaced as needed.

Limb, Tree and Dead Animal Removal
The Street Department will remove fallen limbs and tree debris located in the street right-of-way the last full week of every month. The Street Department will also remove dead animals located in the right-of-way.

Snow Removal and Snow Emergency
The Street Department is primarily in charge of snow removal within the Kendallville City Limits. To ensure a safe flow of traffic and to aid the Street Department with its snow removal efforts, the Mayor may need to declare a snow emergency. During a snow emergency, special restrictions may be enacted. The snow emergency and any special instructions will be announced through local television, radio or news services during and after the snowfall.

Leaf Removal
The Street Department removes leaves that are raked into piles in the street right-of-way. No leaf bags will be picked up.